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Senate still files financial disclosures the old-fashioned way

Low-tech Senate slow rolls disclosures, by VICTORIA MCGRANE, Politico (4/22/09).

You can learn instantly via Twitter that Claire McCaskill needs an iPhone repair or that Chuck Grassley burned his leg on his Iowa farm.

But if you want to comb through the details of a senator’s quarterly campaign finance reports online, it’s going to take a month to get the information — and a boatload of government money to make it available.

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